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Manuals for the Atari 8-Bit Computer Family, including the 400, 800, 800XL and 800XE, and related products.

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Atgames Atari Flashback 7 Manual
Topics: atari flashback, atgames, user guide, manual
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Drawing Software Manual
Topic: Drawing Software Manual Atari 800
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by Electronic Dimensions
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Service Manual for the Atari 800XL Computer by Electronic Dimensions 818
Topics: Atari, Computer, 800XL, Service, Manual, 8-bit, repair
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Atari Game Manual: F15 Strike Eagle
Atari 8-bit Computer Manuals
by Atari, Inc.
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Atari 800XL Home Computer Owners Guide Distributed by Atari, Inc in 1983/1984. Part Number C061859 Revision A
Topics: Atari, 800XL, Manual
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Atari Game Manual: Kennedy Approach
Atari 1050 Disk Drive Owner's Guide (1982)(Atari)
Topics: disk, atari, diskette, drive, diskettes, connector, magnetic, dos, equipment, serial, disk drive,...
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Atari Game Manual: mule
Topics: lor, smithore, plot, land, joystick, mule, plots, crystite, auction, game, joystick button,...
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R-Time-8 SDCS Supplement (1985)(ICD)
Topics: spartados, disk, command, dos, handler, atari, chapter, commands, hard, diskette, hard disk, atari...
Atari 8-bit Computer Manuals
by George Morrison
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Advanced Atari Protection Techniques by George Morrison with contributions from Helen Prozialeck, George Polly and John Liang
Topics: Atari, XE, XL, 800, Alpha, Systems, George, Morrison, Helen Prozialeck, Polly, John, Liang
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Atari 800 Owners Guide (1981)(Atari)
Topics: atari, computer, program, switch, cartridge, graphics, key, puter, programs, characters, switch...
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Atari Game Manual: Blue Max
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Manuals for the games released on the Atari ST
Topics: Manuals, Game Manuals, Atari, ST
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Instruction manual for the Atari 8-bit version of Microsoft BASIC CX8126 CO16083-26 REV A published 1981
Topics: Microsoft Basic, Atari Microsoft Basic, Atari 8-bit, Atari 400, Atari 800, CX8126, BASIC...
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Atari valFORTH Documentation
Topics: dup, screen, command, swap, display, screens, val, color, editor, endif, video editor, display...
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Atari 400 Owners Guide (1980)(Atari)
Topics: atari, computer, cartridge, switch, antenna, labeled, connect, insert, plug, power, switch box,...
Atari 8-bit Computer Manuals
by John M. Reisinger
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A+ Programming in Atari BASIC by John M. Reisinger
Topics: Atari, Basic, Programming, 8-bit, 800, XE, XL, Computer
Atari XC12 Program Recorder Owner's Manual (1986)(Atari)
Topics: cassette, tape, program, atari, equipment, press, television, interference, programs, tabs,...
Atari Game Manual: Temple of Apshai Trilogy
Topics: room, apshai, floor, small, dusty, carved, wall, temple, gold, large, air smells, dusty floor, west...
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Atari 600XL Computer Field Service Manual Rev 1
Topics: Atari, 600XL, Field, Service, Manual, Repair, computer, 8-bit
Atari 1010 Program Recorder Owner's Guide (1982)(Atari)
Topics: program, tape, cassette, atari, press, computer, equipment, rewind, programs, television,...
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Atari 810 Disk Drive Field Service Manual. First revision of repair manual for the Atari 810 Disk Drive.
Topics: Atari, 810, Disk, Drive, Repair, manual, Field, Service, 800, 8-bit, XE, XL
Atari Game Manual: Decisions in the Desert
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Atari 1200XL Owners Guide (1982)(Atari)
Topics: atari, computer, program, switch, puter, keyboard, cursor, key, cable, screen, switch box, word...
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Atari Game Manual: Pacman Atari
Topics: goblins, cartridge, key, joystick, computer, controller, press, atari, maze, game, space bar
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by MicroProse Software
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F-15 Strike Eagle Flight Operations Manual for the Commodore 64, Apple II, and the ATari 400/800/1200/600XL,800XL,130XE computers.
Topics: f-15, Strike, Eagle, Flight, Operations, manual, commodore, 64, Atari, game, Apple II, 800, 130XE,...
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SpartaDOS Construction Set (1985)(ICD)
Topics: command, spartados, file, atari, dos, directory, version, diskette, chapter, commands, atari dos,...
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Atari Game Manual: Zorro
Topics: joystick, zorro, datasoft, game, bonus, press, screen, objects, cassette
Atari Game Manual: space invaders atari400 manual
Topics: laser, beams, invaders, joystick, enemy, cartridge, game, space, atari, player, laser beams, space...
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by Harry C. Koons and Art Prag
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Manual for Astrology program by Harry C. Koons and Art Prag, published by Atari Program Exchange (APX). Version 1.0 dated December 1981. APX catalog number 20078.
Topics: Astrology, APX, Atari Program Exchange, Atari 8-bit, Atari 400, Atari 800, Atari manual
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Atari Game Manual: 221B Baker St
Topics: holmes, adventure, game, baker, scotland, yard, joystick, case, disk, atari, scotland yard, sir...
Cassette Operating System - COS (1983)(Alpha Systems)
Topics: cassette, program, file, disk, press, option, backup, load, atari, loader, loader program, cassette...
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Atari XEP80 Interface Module Owner's Manual
Topics: Atari, XE, 800, XEP80, 80, column, Interface, Owner's, Manual, 8-bit
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by Atari
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Manual for Atari Pascal Langauge System, released by Atari Program Exchange, catalog number APX-20102.
Topics: Pascal computer language, Atari Pascal, APX, Atari Program Exchange, APX-20102
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A trove of material from Mark Reid, creator of the award-winning computer game Getaway!, which was published by Atari Program Exchange in 1982. An interview with Mark was published in episode 19 of the Player/Missile podcast.   Mark wrote the following in an email to Rob McMullen and Kevin Savetz, on January 6 2017: "The first section is my written notes when developing Getaway from initial ideas to programming to debugging.  I don’t think this is all my notes, but I I kept a lot of...
Topics: Mark Reid, Getaway!, APX, Atari Program Exchange, Atari 800, Atari 8-bit, computer history,...
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Revista chilena dedicada a los ordenadores Atari. Colección completa, si es que son 12 números.
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Topics: retroinformatica, atari, revistas
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Radikal Bikers Dedicated Game Operation Manual, Part number 16-30038-101, Atari Games/Galeco, June 1988
Topics: Radikal Bikers, arcade game, operation manual, wiring diagram
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The July/August 1987 issue of ST-Log magazine has an article by Matthew Stern called "Atari Sets Off Fireworks!" It features an interview with Robert Veline of Astro Pryrotechnics, a California-based fireworks company. In 2017 I read the article and contacted Robert. I interviewed him for ANTIC: The Atari 8-Bit Podcast . (The interview will be published July 4, 2017.) After the interview, Robert sent me pictures of his Atari 800XL-based fireworks rig; and the floppy disks with the...
Topics: fireworks, Atari 800XL, Atari 8-bit, 6502 source code, pyrotechnics, Robert Veline, Astro...
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A BASIC language programming book in German. Adventures and How to Program.
Topics: BASIC computer language, Atari. Atari 8-bit, computer programming, Atari 400, Atari 800, German,...
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by John H. Palevich
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Manual for Deep Blue Secrets by John H. Palevich, published 1982 by Atari Program Exchange (APX). APX catalog number 20179.
Topics: Deep Blue C compiler, Deep Blue Secrets, Atari 400, Atari 800, Atari 8-bit, C programming language,...
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by Microprose
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MicroProse Silent Service manual - Change 1 / 15 Sept 85 for the Atari 8-bit and Commodore 64 computers.
Topics: Silent, Service, Microprose, Atari, 800, XE, XL, 8-bit, 1200, Commodore, 64, Submarine, Simulation,...
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Atari Game Manual: kampfgruppe
Topics: thr, unit, ihc, ihr, tht, thf, thai, enemy, ihf, ihe map, enemy unit
Atari Game Manual: Rescue on Fractalus
Topics: pilot, ship, pilots, jaggi, emplacements, fractalus, gun, energy, air, altitude, mother ship, air...
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Atari Pilot External Specification - Revision E for Atari 400/800 home computers. By Harry B. Stewart. September 1, 2016: added another scan of the same document, but this copy has hand-written edits by Harry Stewart.
Topics: Atari computers, Atari 400, Atari 800, Atari Pilot, Pilot programming language, Atari 8-bit...
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Atari 850 Interface Module Field Service Manual. First version. April, 1981.
Topics: Atari, 850, Interface, Module, Field, Service, Manual, 400, 800, 1200, XE, XL, 8-bit, computer,...
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Atari Game Manual: Bruce Lee
Topics: joystick, bruce, yamo, player, computer, green, opponent, ninja, pressing, players, green yamo,...
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by Atari
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Atari 65XE Owner's Manual for the Atari 8-bit computers.
Topics: Atari, 65XE, XE, XL, 8-bit, computer, owners, manual
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Atari Game Manual: Goonies
Topics: joystick, goonies, screen, pressing, game, press, connect, disk, atari, goonie, second joystick,...
Miner 2049er manual for Atari 400 800 1200 XL XE from Big Five Software
Topics: Miner, 2049er, Atari, 400, 800, 1200, XL, XE, Big, Five, Software, Manual
Atari Game Manual: ali baba and the forty thieves
Topics: armor, baba, ali, thief, arrow, sword, strength, select, dexterity, diskette, ali baba, elite...
Atari Game Manual: Murder On The Zinderneuf
Atari 1200XL Home Computer Owner's Guide (1982)(Atari)
Topics: atari, computer, program, switch, puter, key, keyboard, cursor, cable, screen, switch box, word...
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Errata sheets for manual for the Atari 400/800 Assembler/Editor cartridge Aug. 25 2018: added a different version of the errata sheets. Neither version is dated.
Topics: Atari 400, Atari 800, Assembler Editor, Assembler/Editor cartridge, manual errata, Atari 8-bit,...
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Atari Game Manual: star raiders
Topics: enemy, mission, target, hyperwarp, computer, galactic, starship, starbase, sector, control, control...
Atari 810 Disk Drive Owners Guide (1981)(Atari)
Topics: atari, disk, drive, diskette, program, diskettes, computer, printer, data, magnetic, disk drive,...
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Atari Game Manual: HALLEY PROJECT
Topics: halley, landing, joystick, radar, planet, screen, viewing, destination, mission, solar, radar...
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by Brock A. Miller, David E. McIntyre, and Eugene A. Klotz
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Documentation for Atari Coin Op FORTH And Swarthmore Extensions by Brock A. Miller, David E. McIntyre, and Eugene A. Klotz. May 31, 1983. This is a programming language that was - as far as I can tell - unreleased to the public until now. Atari Coin Op FORTH seems to be a variant on fig-FORTH. This file contains the manual itself (127 pages) followed by 10 pages of "ephemera" that was in the binder with the manual:  - a letter from Gene Klotz to Bob Kahn at Atari  - Fig-FORTH...
Topics: FORTH programming language, Atari coin-op FORTH, fig-FORTH, atari manual
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by Atari
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Atari 820 Field Service Manual Atari publication FD100048
Topics: Atari 820, Atari 40 column printer, Atari 400, Atari 800, Atari 8-bit, Atari manual
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An information packet that Atari Corp. sent to Atari users groups circa 1983.
Topics: Atari, Atari 8-bit, users groups
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Crystal Castles (1984)(Atari)(US)
Topics: bentley, gem, atari, points, crystal, castles, castle, magic, press, eaters, gem eaters, magic hat,...
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Atari Game Manual: zork1
Topics: zork, interactive, duncanthrax, flathead, manual, gnome, appendix, instruction, underground,...
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Atari Game Manual: gato
Topics: press, enemy, periscope, patrol, quadrant, chart, gato, radar, torpedoes, log, patrol area, control...
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Attack at EP-CYG-4 (1982)(Romox)(US)
Topics: controller, tartillian, ship, targeting, shields, cursor, attack, defect, oft, pressing, targeting...
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by Simon & Schuster
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Chem Lab manual for the Atari 8-bit computers and Commodore 64 & 128 computers. 619
Topics: Chem, Lab, Program, Computer, Chemistry, Atari, 800, XL, XE, Commodore, 64, 128, manual
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Atari Game Manual: spy hunter
Topics: spy, joystick, enemy, screen, cable, weapons, tor, hunter, fire, color, spy car, dual control, spy...
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Atari Game Manual: star raiders 2
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Manual for Atari APX-20157 FORTH Turtle Graphics Plus for use with Extended fig-FORTH by William D. Volk
Topics: FORTH programming language, APX, Atari Programming Exchange, Atari 8-bit, Atari 800, FORTH,...
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by GBXL
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Manual for Action! programming language, updated 2016. In German.
Topics: OSS, Action! Programming Langage, Atari 8-bit
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An early version of Atari's guide to submitting programs to Atari Program Exchange (APX).  A later edition of this guide is at https://archive.org/details/Atari_Program_Exchange_Program_Submission_Materials
Topics: Atari. Atari 8-bit, APX, Atari Program Exchange
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by Chris Crawford
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Manual for Eastern Front (1941) by Chris Crawford - Atari Program Exchange catalog number APX 20050.
Topics: APX, Atari Program Exchange, Eastern Front 1941, atari manual, Atari games, Atari 8-bit, Atari 400,...
Atari APX 20050 Eastern Front 1941 Manual
Topics: units, unit, combat, atari, russian, computer, program, strength, supply, game, combat strength,...
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by Chris Crawford, Larry Summers, Valerie Atkinson
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Manual for Atari game Excalibur by Chris Crawford, Larry Summers, Valerie Atkinson Atari Program Exchange catalog number APX-20235 This is possibly a draft or pre-production version of the manual.
Topics: Excalibur, Atari 400, Atari 800, Atari 8-bit, Atari game, King Arthur, APX, Atari Program Exchange,...
Atari 5200 Retail Demonstrator Field Service Manual
Topics: Atari, 5200, Demonstrator, Field, Service, Manual
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Centipede (1982)(Atari)(US)
Topics: bug, centipede, spider, mushroom, blaster, controller, joystick, segment, cartridge, frenzied, bug...
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Atari 1200XL Home Computer Field Service Manual Revision 01.
Topics: Atari, 1200XL, Home, Computer, Field, Service, Manual, Repair, 8-bit